?Get access to the Fun Fun Forum by becoming a Patron https://www.patreon.com/funfunfunction ? Discuss this video on the Fun Fun Forum https://www.funfunforum.com/t/habitual-negative-thoughts/3758 ? mpj on Twitter https://twitter.com/mpjme ? Help translate the show to your language http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?tab=2&c=UCO1cgjhGzsSYb1rsB4bFe4Q Today I want to talk about how negative thought patterns are sometimes learned habits. They are triggered by some negative event, the tax letter, then I do the action, which is catastrophizing, and then I get rewarded, which is the relief of reality not being as bad as the insane catastrophe I constructed in my brain.